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VIII European Festival Vie Francigene, Cammini, Ways e Chemins 2018

With over 500 new events and seven years of collaboration, the shared path of the Festival continues, which, now even more welcoming and friendly, has a new name: "VIII European Festival Vie Francigene, Cammini, Ways and Chemins 2018".

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The Via Francigena: Calais and the new guide. News from Champlitte

A large European family at work on the Via Francigena: important news arrives from Champlitte, in the Bourgogne-Franche-Comté region.

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From Brennero to Santa Maria di Leuca, the Union route

A pilgrimage in Italy from Brenner to Santa Maria di Leuca, accompanied by Francisco Sancho.

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Francigena Marathons, advice and information to begin with your best foot forward

The marathon season has begun along the Italian Via Francigena. The mother of non-competitive walks, the European Francigena Marathon, will take place on 27th May, 42km from Acquapendente to Montefiascone in the province of Viterbo.

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European Festival of the Vie Francigene, your events

"Walking. Food for the soul": this is the theme of the 8th European Festival of the Vie Francigene.

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The Via Francigena in Lombardy travels with Trenord

The Via Francigena promotes sustainable mobility with Trenord. Reaching or traversing a section of the route in Lombardy is now cheaper.

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Faith and Identity, Europe of Cultural Routes

On 21st March, the Santa Sede (Holy Headquarters) formally joined the Agreement of the Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe.

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Champlitte, the EAVF General Assembly is greatly awaited

There is great expectation in Champlitte for the general assembly of the European Association of the Vie Francigene (EAVF) of May 18th 2018.

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Via Francigena, the marathon walking season begins

Ready, set, go! With the marathon of Lake Bolsena, scheduled the 29th April, the season of non-competitive walks on the Via Francigena has officially begun.

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Search for Pilgrims on the Francigena for TF1

Call to the pilgrims of the Via Francigena. A French television production company is looking for two people on the road to make a report that will be broadcast on the French channel TF1.

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Many routes, one language: the new EAVF logo

So many routes, one single language. It is from this premise that the new institutional logo of the European Association of the Vie Francigene (EAVF) takes shape.

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Almatourism and EAVF Call for Papers

Almatourism, Journal of Tourism, Culture and Territorial Development announces a special issue in collaboration with the European Association of Vie Francigene (EAVF) dedicated to the theme of "The Via Francigena for all for sustainable and responsible development".

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Meeting of the European Committee for Interregional Technical Coordination

The European Committee for Interregional Technical Coordination (CECTI) returns to meet for common projects aimed at the development of the international Francigena route.

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SloWays and the EAVF in the heart of the Tuscan Francigena

SloWays and the European Association of Vie Francigene (EAVF) are walking together in the heart of Tuscany.

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The new walking season in Puglia, interview with Angelofabio Attolico

The new walking season in Puglia is the fruit of teamwork. From Gargano to Salento, ancient trails and tracts are in the process of being enhanced thanks to the integrated works of Regione Puglia, associations and territories.

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SantiaGoToRome, the collection of funds has begun

Every year, hundreds of thousands of people hike along the Camino de Santiago following the yellow arrows, which indicate the way to Compostela. However, those who want to walk in the other direction find it difficult with no signposts. 

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Piacenza: a Cross Road for the Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe

On Thursday 5th and Friday 6th April, the managers of over twenty cultural routes will meet in Piacenza, at the headquarters of the Politecnico.

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Raphaƫl, ex Swiss guard on the road for children with cancer

Hiking the Via Francigena for children with cancer: the pilgrimage of Raphaël Farquet, ex Swiss Guard who is traversing the Italian tract of Sigeric's route. 

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The Via Francigena app is a success!

Pilgrims and tourists love the Via Francigena app. The application, realised by the European Association of the Vie Francigene (EAVF) and developed by ItinerAria Srl, has already exceeded 5,000 downloads.

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The official Via Francigena guide available in digital format

Terre di mezzo and the European Association of the Vie Francigene present the digital edition of the official guide, available at the app store and the play store in the free “I Percorsi di Terre di mezzo” app.

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